THE AVENGERS On Track to Break U.S. Box Office Record
THE AVENGERS is on track to gross as much as $56.8 million from this past Sunday's box office take, which would bring the film's 3-day opening weekend record-breaking total to $207.1 million for the U.S. The film has had a worldwide gross of nearly $650 million.
The action fantasy from Walt Disney Studios is directed and written by Joss Whedon and stars Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner, Samuel L. Jackson, Mark Ruffalo, Cobie Smulders, Gwyneth Paltrow, Paul Bettany, Stellan Skarsgård, Amanda Righetti, Tom Hiddleston, Lou Ferrigno,Clark Gregg, Jenny Agutter, Joseph M. Abbott, Logan Bennett, Johnathon Johnson, Bob Kaye, Darren Kendrick, Evan Kole, Lyle Lovett, Sean P. McCarthy, Walter Perez, Frank Powers, Alicia Sixtos.
Continuing the epic big-screen adventures started in "Iron Man," "The Incredible Hulk," "Iron Man 2," "Thor" and "Captain America: The First Avenger," "Marvel's The Avengers" is the superhero team up of a lifetime. When an unexpected enemy emerges that threatens global safety and security, Nick Fury, Director of the international peacekeeping agency known as SHIELD, finds himself in need of a team to pull the world back from the brink of disaster. Spanning the globe, a daring recruitment effort begins.